In only its second year, the Mix 98-5 Cares for Kids Radiothon
raised $918,000 for Children's Hospital Boston—nearly doubling
the funds raised last year.
The event, held July 8 and 9 in the Patient Entertainment Center,
featured Mix on-air talent, including John Lander, Neal
White, Kelly Malone, Wendy Filosi, Erin O'Malley, Tom Mitchell and
In addition to callers making pledges, 300 listeners became "Change
Bandits," offering to "rob" friends and family members of their
spare change. The bandits collected $15,000 toward the $918,000
All funds raised through the Radiothon benefit the Children's
Fund, supporting the hospital's areas of greatest need. Thank you
to everyone who made the event a success, including employees who
volunteered, patients who shared their stories with Mix
listeners and all who made pledges.